Health & Wellness

Welcome to FMI’s Center for Retail Health & Wellness!  Discover how we can help you maximize opportunities throughout your store to improve shopper loyalty via your health and wellness offerings and programs. 
 


FMI Health And Wellness Resources 

  • Shopping for Health 2016

    Shopping for Health, a survey of American grocery shoppers that has been conducted for over 20 years by Rodale, Inc. (publisher of health and wellness lifestyle brands Prevention, Men’s Health, Women’s Health, Runner’s World, Bicycling, and Rodale’s Organic Life) and the Food Marketing Institute (FMI), examines the various ways in which health & nutritional concerns affect food buying and eating decisions; gauges food shoppers’ awareness, interests & attitudes regarding food, health & nutrition; understands efforts to manage eating & diets; and measures parents’ attitudes and activities regarding meals for children.

  • 2014 Report on Retailer Contributions to Health and Wellness

    This 2014 Report on Retailer Contributions to Health & Wellness represents an evolution of the previous survey reports. At its core, the information gathered for this report will help to demonstrate how food retailers are contributing to the health of their customers. One goal is to share this information with media, legislators and the public to highlight the positive impact of our industry.

Celebrating National Family Meals Month in September

NationalFamilyMealsMonth-LogoLaunched in September 2015, National Family Meals Month™ is an industry-wide movement to raise awareness of the benefits of frequent family meals. Join us, your industry’s trade association, as we work collaboratively with food retailers and manufacturers from across the 

For food retailers and manufacturers, the FMI Foundation created complimentary toolkits to inspire and demonstrate how retailers and manufacturers can implement National Family Meals Month™ in September. Pick your toolkit path, and explore how FMI Family Meals can help you help your customers.country to bring families back to the table to share one more meal at home per week.

In addition, the FMI Foundation created a consumer website at www.NationalFamilyMealsMonth.org to highlight the benefits of family meals and showcase the activity as the movement grows.

FMI Family Meals

TFMI-FamilyMealshe FMI Family Meals page is a one-stop-shop for ideas and inspiration around family meals. With resources for food retailers on National Family Meals Month ™ and examples of food retailers and manufactures with outstanding family meals programs, this site is your best resource to take family meals to the next leave for your stores. Learn more at www.FMIFamilyMeals.com.

Gold Plate Awards


gold plate croppedThe FMI Foundation’s Gold Plate Awards highlight outstanding programs FMI members have implemented to encourage families to share more meals, together at home, more often. Learn More

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More Resources

  • Are You Ready for September National Family Meals Month?

    Jul 19, 2016
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    Again this September, retailers and suppliers are coming together with the FMI Foundation to celebrate National Family Meals Month™ (NFMM). What is National Family Meals Month? This industry-wide movement raises awareness of the benefits of frequent family meals and supports families to share one more meal at home each week. Over 60 retailers and 30 suppliers participated last year, and the excitement is growing for 2016! To help you prepare for this September, the FMI Foundation has created new National Family Meals Month toolkits for both retailers and suppliers. 

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  • What Does Innovation Mean to You?

    Jun 22, 2016
    FMI Connect TV 2016 Day 1For some, innovation is the latest technology or gadget that promises to transform the way we all live our lives and do business. For others, innovation is that big idea that solves both a business problem and a consumer need. And then there are those who find innovation in the small things, such as building strong business teams or ensuring the highest quality of customer care. However a food retailer defines innovation, he or she can embrace it at FMI Connect.
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  • Talking Family Meals at FMI Connect

    May 27, 2016
    Mitty at FMI ConnectIn its first year, National Family Meals Month™ achieved significant momentum around its key priorities. We issued a pledge challenge and retailers and suppliers raised their oven mitts at the 2015 FMI Foundation Gala, garnering the support of almost 100 companies and organizations for our inaugural campaign in September.  The success of the National Family Meals Month™ campaign was in large part due to the approachable theme, customizable participation parameters and messaging that could fit into existing programs.
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LEADERSHIP & PARTICIPATION


The FMI Health & Wellness Council provides key input into the development of association and industry-wide strategies in the area of health and wellness.  Our vision statement can simply be stated as “The supermarket will be the destination for health and wellness in the community.” Learn More